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Spanish Soccer Federation Suspends Cristiano Ronaldo for 3 Matches

Spanish Soccer Federation Suspends Cristiano Ronaldo for 3 Matches

The Royal Spanish Soccer Federation, or RFEF, on Wednesday suspended Real Madrid forward Cristiano Ronaldo for three La Liga games after the player was sent off during a match last weekend against Athletic Bilbao. continue reading »

Spain’s Former National Team Coach Luis Aragones Dies, Age 75

Spain’s Former National Team Coach Luis Aragones Dies, Age 75

Spanish former national soccer team coach Luis Aragones, who led his squad to victory at Euro 2008, died early Saturday in this capital, the Cemtro Clinic said. He was 75. continue reading »

Italy Takes 2-1 Lead Over Argentina in Davis Cup

Italy Takes 2-1 Lead Over Argentina in Davis Cup

Italy snagged a 2-1 lead over Argentina in their first-round Davis Cup tie with a four-set victory in Saturday's doubles. The Italian duo of Fabio Fognini and Simone Bolelli lost the first set but rallied for a 6-7 (6-8), 7-6 (10-8), 7-6 (7-3), continue reading »

Argentine Tennis Star Del Potro Seeks Treatment of Wrist Injury in U.S.

Argentine Tennis Star Del Potro Seeks Treatment of Wrist Injury in U.S.

Argentine tennis star Juan Martin del Potro traveled to the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota, to consult Dr. Richard Berger about the recurring pain in his left wrist, the tennis player's press chief, Jorge Viale, said. continue reading »

Surgeon Calls Falcao’s Knee Surgery a Success

Surgeon Calls Falcao’s Knee Surgery a Success

Colombian national team and AS Monaco striker Radamel Falcao underwent successful surgery Saturday in Portugal to repair the torn anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee and now will race against the clock to recover in time for the World Cup, which gets underway on June 12. continue reading »

Manchester United Signs Chelsea’s Juan Mata for Record Fee

Manchester United Signs Chelsea’s Juan Mata for Record Fee

Spanish international Juan Mata is joining Manchester United, the defending Premier League champions said Friday. "MUFC has reached agreement with Chelsea for the transfer of Juan Mata for a club record fee," United said on Twitter. continue reading »

Falcao’s World Cup Chances Not Ruled Out by Surgeon

Falcao’s World Cup Chances Not Ruled Out by Surgeon

The Portuguese surgeon who will repair Colombian and AS Monaco star striker Radamel Falcao's torn anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee says there is still a chance the player could recover in time to play in this year's World Cup. continue reading »

Colombia’s Radamel Falcao Tears Ligament in Knee, Jeopardizing World Cup Play

Colombia’s Radamel Falcao Tears Ligament in Knee, Jeopardizing World Cup Play

AS Monaco striker Radamel Falcao tore the anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee and could be out of action for six months, jeopardizing his chances of competing in the World Cup for his native Colombia. continue reading »

Argentine Soccer Star Osvaldo Ardiles Involved in Car Accident

Argentine Soccer Star Osvaldo Ardiles Involved in Car Accident

Former Argentine professional soccer player Osvaldo Ardiles is recovering from injuries suffered in a traffic accident in the Falkland Islands, where he was filming a documentary for an international sports network, media reports said Tuesday. continue reading »

Ankle Spain Benches Barcelona’s Neymar For Up to a Month

Ankle Spain Benches Barcelona’s Neymar For Up to a Month

FC Barcelona striker Neymar will be out of action for up to a month after spraining his right ankle during a Copa del Rey match against Getafe, the club said Friday. continue reading »